Upcoming Event

Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams

September 24, 2019 | Washington, DC
Join us for a discussion with Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, Director of of the Defense Logistics Agency.


BENS Policy/Projects

Our Work

BENS builds teams of members with the skills and expertise needed to meet our government partners' objectives and deliver results.

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Featured News

Build the National Security Bench

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz and BENS Director Tom Stephenson on how inability to fulfill key positions threatens our national security.

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New York, NY
Discussion on the US' options in North Korea with Dr. Andrei Lankov, Professor of Korean History.


Atlanta, GA
Discussion with Professor Fei-Ling Wang, Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.


Houston, TX
Discussion on the central role of Iran, Russia, and China in the Venezuela Crisis with Joseph Humire of the Center for a Free Society.

How We Work

We work to deliver results through varied methods, including round table discussions, red teaming, and focused working groups.

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21st Century Workforce

Government partners seek BENS expertise on human capital recruitment, management, and retention.

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Our industry leaders offer insights in organizational transformation, process, organizational and cultural changes, and strategic communication and outreach.

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Critical Defense Challenges

We are focused on delivering results for our DoD partners that will increase private sector innovation in technologies and industries of interest to the U.S. national security community.

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Addiction to Debt

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz and BENS member Todd Stein on one of the nation's most significant security concerns, the country's addiction to debt.

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Going BRAC-less

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz and BENS Director Kenneth Fisher on steps for addressing the US military’s excess property.

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US Facing Innovator's Dilemma

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz on how the U.S. can overcome the innovator’s dilemma in its relationship with China.

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Reforming CFIUS

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz and BENS member Ivan Schlager offer steps for modernizing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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